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7 minutes ago, Lou said:

and not once did I hear mention of it from my parish.

what exactly do you think occurs at a Catholic mass? 

So just because it doesn't occur at church makes a difference?  There are large religious lobbying groups that reach out to their congregations.

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25 minutes ago, nate said:

The reason it passed in liberal CA was largely because of the Mexican Catholic population. 

 

No.  The reason it passed was because of blacks.

 African American voters, who were overwhelmingly in favor of banning same sex marriage (70 percent supported Prop 8 even as they supported Obama even more heavily (94 percent).  Hispanic voters backing Prop. 8 by a 53 percent to 47 percent margin while giving President Obama 74 percent.

 

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It doesn't matter to me. Most parishioners don't concern themselves with lobbyists. They follow their religious convictions. 

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Race

Looking at the vote by race:

Race              % of respondents  Yes on prop 8   No on prop 8
White             (63%)             49%             51%
African-American  (10%)             70%             30%
Latino            (18%)             53%             47%
Asian             (6%)              49%             51%
Other             (3%)              51%             49%

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2 minutes ago, Geoff said:

Race

Looking at the vote by race:


Race              % of respondents  Yes on prop 8   No on prop 8
White             (63%)             49%             51%
African-American  (10%)             70%             30%
Latino            (18%)             53%             47%
Asian             (6%)              49%             51%
Other             (3%)              51%             49%

 

That data can be reduced to:

Race              % of respondents  Yes on prop 8   No on prop 8
African-American  (10%)             70%             30%
Other             (90%)             50%             50%

 

 

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6 minutes ago, Geoff said:

 

No.  The reason it passed was because of blacks.

 African American voters, who were overwhelmingly in favor of banning same sex marriage (70 percent supported Prop 😎 even as they supported Obama even more heavily (94 percent).  Hispanic voters backing Prop. 8 by a 53 percent to 47 percent margin while giving President Obama 74 percent.

 

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Huh, I remembered the wrong minority group.

There is this.  https://catholicnewsagency.com/news/archbishop_niederauer_explains_catholic_involvement_in_prop._8

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Bill May, Chairman for the Catholics for the Common Good initiative which encouraged Catholics to back Proposition 8, commented on the Archbishop’s statement. He described it as presenting “strong and legitimate reasons for supporting marriage between a man and a woman.”

 

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Speaking of evangelicals... an incredibly misleading title:

In age of Trump, evangelicals back self-styled top U.S. pimp 

https://www.yahoo.com/news/age-trump-evangelicals-back-self-styled-top-u-112721399.html

"In Hof's Republican-leaning district, seven evangelicals said they voted for him because they believed that he, who like Trump is a wealthy businessman and political outsider, would also clean up politics and not be beholden to special-interest groups and their money."

Seven?  

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3 minutes ago, the dude abides said:

Speaking of evangelicals... an incredibly misleading title:

In age of Trump, evangelicals back self-styled top U.S. pimp 

https://www.yahoo.com/news/age-trump-evangelicals-back-self-styled-top-u-112721399.html

"In Hof's Republican-leaning district, seven evangelicals said they voted for him because they believed that he, who like Trump is a wealthy businessman and political outsider, would also clean up politics and not be beholden to special-interest groups and their money."

Seven?  

LOL.  

They must go to the church of the poisoned mind.

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Catholics for the Common Good? lol 

No bashing on the Jews who supported the proposition? 

 

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